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  • Australian 2016 Election: There’s never been a more exciting time for electronic voting

    It looks like Australia is heading to an election on July 2nd. After failing to get proposed legislation through the parliament, the Government is now expected to call a rare, double dissolution election that means we’ll need to vote for both the House of Representatives and the Senate. It may be...
  • GST on online purchases doesn’t start till July 1, 2017

    Treasurer Joe Hockey has been hesitant to provide a value of the potential income from regulation changes to GST for online goods, but ABC is now listing it at around $350 million over the first two years after its introduction. The big news tonight is that the new change...
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    Australian gamers increasingly turning to online casinos [Sponsored]

    Digital gaming content is now more accessible to Australians than at any point in recent history. The sheer accessibility of games has increased dramatically because players can now access them on more gaming devices than ever before. Gone are the days where gamers would exclusively access content on gaming...
  • Myer website failure costing millions in lost sales

    You now that amazing time of the year when your online store sells more than any other month in the year? For most businesses that time is now during the holiday and new years break. While gifts and gift vouchers are flowing free most online and retail stores are...
  • Dear Amazon, please disrupt Australia

    Online seller of everything, Amazon have announced they will begin delivering packages on Sundays. This adds to Amazon’s Prime membership which sees many customers receive their goods delivered for free the next day or in some cities, the same day. Later this month, the United States Postal Service and...
  • AEC says 43m ballot papers are being printed. It’s seriously time for online voting

    The Australian Electral Commission have revealed we’re headed for the largest election in Australia’s history. While we can safely communicate, do our taxes, bank and plenty of other actions online, voting seems to be the last remaining frontier that hasn’t made it’s way online. While we’re happy to survey...
  • Lasoo introduces fullscreen junk mail reading

    If you’re still getting your junk mail in the letterbox, you’re living in the past. Lasoo is a service that allows you to read the catalogues from retail outlets electronically. Slap a ‘No junk mail’ sticker on your box and let them know you’ve found a better way. One...
  • Tomorrow is Cyber Tuesday, Australia’s answer to Cyber Monday

    Cyber Monday in the US was launched as a way for online retailers to capitalise on the Thanksgiving Holiday ‘Black Friday’. Black Friday is the biggest retail sales day on the US calendar, now Cyber Monday (the following Monday US time) is the biggest online sales event in the...
  • Ebay’s new TV ad is neat, but a new website would be better

    Ebay’s just released a new TV ad which promotes the convenience and range of their service. The Old Spice inspired, single shot, multiple environment video is direct and to the point. Obviously had this been the first time we’d seen this style of ad we’d be blown away and...